Conferences - Part 4

posted by julia on 2005/12/22 23:51

[ Conferences ]

The year 2006 will be rich in conferences for political scientists and sociologists who work on the Balkan and European Integration. I put together a chronologically ordered list, which you are very welcome to complete (just scroll down-down-down and hit the "reply" button!). Cf. also the Kakanien events calendar.
  • The Institute for Central Europe and the Balkans of

    the University of Bologna and the Centre of Competence for South-East-Europe of Graz

    University proposes a conference on the Interdependence of the International Treaties in

    the Balkan region and the related complex stabilization process
    in Forli, Italy, on 20th

    -21st January 2006. More information on the conference


  • SOYUZ, the Post-Communist Cultural Studies Interest Group of Bryant University in

    Smithfield, Rhode Island, USA, invites to a conference on Refiguring “Socialist” and

    “Postsocialist” Spaces in a Deterritorializing World
    on 3-5 March 2006. For more

    information, please read the Call for proposals.

  • The Center for Conflict Studies of the Philipps-Universität Marburg/Germany proposes a

    Spring School on Ethnic Conflicts from 6-11 March 2006. More information on the university webpage.

  • The Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN) will organize a conference on

    Nationalism in an Age of Globalization from 23-25 March 2006 at Columbia

    University/New York. There will be 100 thematic and geographic panels. For more information

    please check the ANS webpage and the conference announcement (pdf).

  • The Universities of Montpellier III/Paris 8/ Ecole Normale Superieure and the Young Researchers Group on "Morality, Politics, and International Justice" are inviting to a conference on Philosophical heritage, historical contingency and moral universality. Reception of the ICTY in ex-Yugoslavia from 30 March to 1 April 2006 in Paris. For more information, please read the call for papers.

  • The Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj proposes a conference on The New Frontiers of

    Europe. International,
    Inter-ethnic and Inter-Confessional
    from 6 to 8 April 2006. Abstracts can be sent in until 30 January 2006. More

    information on the conference


  • The Oxford University Greek Society, with the support of

    South East
    European Studies at Oxford, is organising a graduate conference on
    Greece and the Balkans: two hundred years of coexistence, interaction
    and mutual influence
    in Oxford at the end of April 2006. For more information, check the

    conference webpage. Abstracts

    can still be submitted until 1 February 2006.

  • The Central European University in Budapest will hold the Second CEU Graduate Conference

    in Social Sciences on The End of Transitions? Central and Eastern European Countries in

    Comparative Perspective
    from 5 to 7 May 2006. Proposals for papers and panels are welcome

    especially from young scholars (deadline: 30 January 2006). Fore more information please

    email the Conference co-ordinator Todor


  • The Institute of Economics of Wroclaw University hosts a conference on the Economic

    Relations in the Enlarged EU
    on 11-12 May 2006. Papers can be sent in until 1 April 2006.

    For more information, email Prof. Jaroslaw


  • The European Studies Institute in Diauliai, Lithuania invites applicants for a conference

    European Studies: between Globalisation and Regionalism (Humanitarian and Social Aspects)

    on 12-13 May 2006. Proposed topic areas for presentations: New European Centres and

    Peripheries: the Dynamics of Polycentricity in EU; The Change of Mentalities against the

    Background of European Integration Processes; Development of National Languages in the New

    EU: Facts and Prospects; National Literatures of EU: Globalisation and Pop-Culture vs.

    Artistry and Identity; Political Identity Crossroads: between the East-West Concept and

    North-South Orientation of the New Europe; Global Integration and Migration of the Work

    Force: New Technological and Cultural Collaboration Opportunities; New Historical Identities

    of EU: the Imagined Community, Propaganda and Facts. Deadline for abstracts: 15 February

    2006. For more information, please check the conference website.

  • The European Research Unit of the Athens Institute for Education and
    Research (AT.IN.E.R.) announces its 4th international conference on
    International and European Political and Economic Affairs for 29-31 May 2006. More

    information can be found on the conference website.

  • The Centre for East European Studies of
    Warsaw University is organizing the Third Warsaw East European Conference on Twenty five

    years of changes in the post-communist world
    on 5-8 July 2006. Abstracts can be sent in

    until 31 March 2006. More information can be found on the conference website.

  • The Max Planck-Institute for Social
    Anthropology, the Danish Institute for International

    Studies and the Humboldt-University Berlin are proposing a conference on
    The Artifices of Government. On the appropriation, the use, and the formation of
    on 20-21 July 2006, bringing together scholars from history, anthropology,

    sociology as well as sociology and political science. More information on the conference announcement website and

    in the call for


  • The Department of Politics and Public Administration at the University of Limerick will

    host a conference aiming at Exchanging Ideas on Europe 2006 - Visions of Europe: Key

    Problems, New Trajectories
    from 31 August to 2 September 2006. Abstracts can be submitted

    until 13 February 2006. More information on the conference website.

  • The 2006 ASN European Conference on Globalization, Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict in

    the Balkans and its Regional Context
    will be organized by the Forum for Ethnic Relations

    in Belgrade on 28-30 September 2006. The conference will tackle nationalism and ethnic

    conflict; the development of national identity and the challenges of globalization; violence

    and terrorism, organized crime and illegal migrations; conflict prevention; and the

    protection of human and minority rights. For the submission of abstracts and more

    information, please email the Forum for Ethnic Relations. Scholars from South Eastern Europe can

    apply for grants.



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